Category: Driver Management

  • Diesel Price Update and Ways to Improve Fuel Efficiency

    Diesel Price Update and Ways to Improve Fuel Efficiency

    The current average diesel price in the United States is $5.35 per gallon. Market analysts expect prices to stay above the current price until early 2023 when we could see a decline in price as per usual trends. One factor playing a role in the price predictions is the Strategic Petroleum Reserve and changing policy […]

  • How to Keep Driver Files Compliant

    How to Keep Driver Files Compliant

    Driver Qualification File Checklist: What is a DQ File? Every driver that operates a commercial motor vehicle must have a complete qualification file on record with their company of employment. It is the responsibility of the company to create and update the file which typically includes more than a dozen individual documents. Where do I […]

  • Drug & Alcohol Testing Guidance – FMCSA Requirements

    Drug & Alcohol Testing Guidance – FMCSA Requirements

    This article aims to address some of the most commonly confused FMCSA requirements that regulated companies must follow when it comes to drug and alcohol testing their drivers based on specific circumstances. Companies that employ drivers that are required to have a Commercial Drivers License (CDL) are required to conduct regular controlled substance and alcohol […]

  • Tips for Driver Hiring and Management

    Tips for Driver Hiring and Management

    The need for drivers is rising, and a lot of fleets in many industries are trying to fill open positions to meet the demand. Your company must be able to quickly and thoroughly attract, recruit, interview, evaluate, and hire applicants in a competitive job market in order to survive.  Here are some recruiting recommendations for hiring drivers […]

  • Innovations in Fleet Technology and Concerns Around Labor Force Adoption

    Innovations in Fleet Technology and Concerns Around Labor Force Adoption

    Guest Author: Allie C. Bennett Some of the most essential jobs in our economy are in the trucking industry. The White House’s fact sheet on the trucking workforce notes that 72% of American goods are shipped by truck and that it has been the backbone of goods delivery all over the country. However, despite the […]

  • DOTReady Brings Peace of Mind to Fleet Supervisors

    DOTReady Brings Peace of Mind to Fleet Supervisors

    Compliance reviews, roadside inspections, and safety audits can be a lot to manage. To keep up with all of the requirements, companies should have systems and processes in place that get as close as possible to full automation. Your company can count on DOT-Ready to take care of the most tedious tasks that drain valuable […]